Things to do in Pokhara
Bharat Thapa | September 8, 2017
As we all know Pokhara is one of the most cherished touristic areas in Nepal. It attracts a number of domestic and global tourists yearly. It is the best place to visit; may it be for a simple vacation, outing, trekking or any other adventure activities. Similarly there are so many things to do in Pokhara and no matter how many days you stay in this beautiful valley, you will not feel bored or suffocated. Instead you will fall in short of time – you couldn’t try this or that! This beautiful city is placed in the lapse of Annapurna massif with beautiful lakes in it. The popular Fewa lake and Begnas lake lies in the heart of Pokhara. Therefore, the city is also narrated as the lakeside city in Nepal.
If you are new about this city and are curious about the things that you can do in Pokhara while you spend your time here, then, here we present you some of the interesting things that you can do in Pokhara.
- Hike to Sarangkot
Sarangkot is a beautiful vantage point in Annapurna region that offers some stunning views of mountains and Pokhara city. If you are in Pokhara, you can spend a day hiking to Sarangkot exploring the beautiful villages in the backdrop of gorgeous Annapurna range. Also Pokhara is also a starting point to any trekking trail to the Annapurna region of Nepal.
- Lakeside walk/ boating
Even a walk along the Phewa lake can be a beautiful thing to do in Pokhara. You can walk along the lake with the views of colorful boats, lush atmosphere and the majestic Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Macchapucchre. The shops stalled nearby are charming. You can also enjoy boating in the water of Phewa lake. There is a temple in between the lake and you can pay your visit to this temple as you sail above the water.
- Adventure activities
If you are an adventure seeker then Pokhara city is full of adventure activities. You can enjoy bungee jumping, paragliding, ultra light flight mountain biking or zip flyer. The zip flyer in Pokhara is the longest and steepest in the world. The zip flying, paragliding and ultra light flight journey starts from Sarangkot. All these activities are filled with thrill and beauty of Pokhara city along with terrific mountainous views.
Meanwhile, you can do is enjoy sightseeing in Pokhara. You can visit Bindabasini temple, World Peace Pagoda, Gupteshwor temple, David falls and International Mountaineering Museum.
- Yoga/ Spa
Actually, Pokhara is a beautiful place to sit back and to relax also. It has a wide range of resorts, hotels and guesthouses that offers services like yoga and spa. You can sit back or lay down and relax and enjoy yoga and spa in most luxurious way possible.
- A real paradise for any trekkers
Above all Pokhara is a starting point for any trekking journey to the Annapurna region of Nepal. May it be Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, Jomsom Mustang Trek or any other.
Therefore, don’t miss your chance to visit this beautiful picturesque city in Nepal. Himal Eco Trek offers a wide range of trekking, tour and adventure activities packages in Pokhara. All you have to do is give us a call! We are here 24/7 to make your journey worth it!